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case to voters in swing states. dave matthews will be at the event. >> and bruce springsteen introducing president obama on monday as he kicks off the last day of his campaign in madison wisconsin. the men traveled together to columbus, ohio. they will meet up with jay-z for another event. president obama will return to his home city of chicago, where he will be on election day. >> can we get jay-z and bruce springsteen to do something together? >> that would be nice. tell us about the issues around the d.c. area. we will have all the details on our web site. time now -- 43 degrees out there. >> we are approaching another weekend. that means track work on the metro. >> we made it through the week. happy friday, everybody. the weekend it not looking too bad. we will finally see a little bit of sunshine. today, dealing with a mixed bag of weather. drier air is moving in. at the same time, a little disturbance in the upper atmosphere. that will bring in a little bit of what weather in parts of pennsylvania and west virginia. we will see periods of clouds and periods of son with
's going to be hosted by matt at 8:00. we've got bruce springsteen, of course, new jersey's favorite son, along with his other co-favorites on jon bon jovi. billy joel who is in a sense like the face of fisherman and long island, sting, christina aguilera, going to be a really great time. >> all to benefit the red cross doing some good work here. >> and we put it on our website, even if you feel you can help, text a $10 donation to the red cross as well. we'll put that up there. >> a star-studded affair and pulled together quickly so great they would all come together for this. we'll do a little take two, moving a little bit lighter. the topic is you've got a friend. so it turns out a new study suggests that we should have more friends than -- >> i agree. we all need more friends. >> it's about expanding your circle of friends, a little more diverse is what you said. here are the categories of friends that you need, and savannah, i'm going to start with you down here. who is cooler than you. >> willie geist. >> it doesn't apply to you. >> i'm just going to say. >> who isn't cooler than m
, hosted by matt lauer and featuring performances by bruce springsteen, billy joel, christina aguilera. can catch it tonight from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. every means are scheduled for former athletic director tim curley and former vice president gary schultz. the two face several charges, but the attorney general made one more on them on a thursday, child endangerment. it all stems from the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. still to come, it is that time of year for your kids -- sneezing, coughing, sniffling. is it a cold or is it allergies? >> it looks like the chilly temperatures will stay with us through the weekend. we will talk about that and when you can expect through election day. 51 at the airport. 51 at the airport. >> in the "consumer alert," the ipad mini its shelves today could well reduce have been mostly positive, there are criticisms over the price tag, $329. analysts predict that apple will sell between 1 million and 1.5 million at this weekend. as we told you earlier, the unemployment rate was higher during october, but positive economic signs service in the automobile industry
with bruce springsteen. diane? >> okay, thank you jake. >>> and also tonight, the latest in our brand new daily abc news/"washington post" polls. tonight, the poll gives mitt romney a one-point edge. so, we asked abc's david muir to tell us his strategy for the final stretch. >> reporter: mitt romney bolting through the battlegrounds. today, on the plane, it was the candidate taking pictures. romney capturing images of his staff sneaking a nap as romney races to the finish. in just the last 24 hours, virginia -- >> virginia, we're going to win on november 6th, i'll tell you that. >> reporter: wisconsin. >> god bless the people of wisconsin. thank you. >> reporter: and tonight, ohio. >> wow, it's good to be back. >> reporter: romney supporters with their own version of that obama rallying cry of "four more years." >> four more days! >> you got that right. >> reporter: and today, romney's closing argument, meant to appeal to the moderate voters, the sliver in the middle that might still be persuadable. promising to work the other party, with this attack aimed at the president. >> he promise
up come on, rise up >>> good morning, everyone. and some real drama from bruce springsteen. what an emotional tribute to his home state. there he is, singing "city of ruins." new jersey hit so hard by this storm. and bruce springsteen, obviously, so moved. >> it gives you chills. >> it sure does. >>> robin's home recovering. hope she's doing well this morning. amy robach is here. >> thanks so much. and the toll of the devastation of sandy is becoming more and more clear with the pictures this morning. here is what we know now. at least 92 dead. 3.8 million customers out of power. and here's the tough part. power could be out for weeks for so many. that is a tough situation. >> it sure is. a lot of people just don't know. >>> and so many people separated from their pets during the storm, are now being reunited. we have stunning pictures from the new york aquarium, where 12,000 animals may need to be evacuated if the facility doesn't get power soon. they're hoping it's there by the weekend. boy, it has to be. >>> and sam is tracking the storm and the unfolding disaster all day, all
universal. matt lauer will host the show. you see some of the artists schedule to appear include bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi as well as billy joel and christina aguilera. money collected will be donated to the relief fund for hurricane sandy. the telethon will air right here on nbc bay area, starting at 8:00 tomorrow night. >>> after a three-day lull because of sandy, the presidential campaign has revved up again. mr. obama received a key endorsement today from new york city mayor and independent michael bloomberg. with five days until election day, president obama campaigned across wisconsin, nevada and colorado. mitt romney travelled across virginia today. both sides concentrating on nine swing states which could make the difference. >> the president wants to see four more years, that's his chant. our chant is this, five more days, all right? >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest banks isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. >> and today's nbc poll, the preside
will host, with appearances by kevin bacon, jon stewart, and performances by bruce springsteen, billy joel, and jon bon jovi. tomorrow at 8:00, right here on nbc bay area. hope you'll tune in. >>> let's bring in jeff raineri with our local forecast as we head into this weekend. >> temperatures are going to be going on this extreme edge as we go through the next five to seven days. it's bitterly cold out here, at least at this time of the night for our standards. 48 in santa rosa. and after the cold we dealt with today, we're on a rollercoaster ride with temperatures. 66 in san jose to 80 expected by sunday. and warmer in the next seven-day forecast. let's get you outside. we're going to take you from emeryville, looking towards san francisco. you can see not a whole lot of dense fog for tonight. we'll have a clear start for a lot of the bay area tomorrow morning. and we'll push you into san jose. the city lights twinkling bright. not to much in cloud cover leftover. that's helping us to cool off at this hour. next 48 hours, we have happening the storm system pushing to the east. and here c
to feature artists native to the area hardest hit including bruce springsteen and billy joel. it will begin at 8:00/7:00 central central. it's commercial free. to find out how you can help the victims of hurricane sandy, head to our website, nbcnews.com. >>> now for a look at your national weather, let's check in with nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> there's an election day impact and an impact when it goes up the coast. again, this is not a big, huge storm. if it wasn't for the last storm we dealt with, this would be your average, typical rain event coming up the east coast. because of the effects on election day turnout and possible coastal erosion, it's a little more interesting. as far as this forecast for election day, most of the country is rain free and clear. a little weak system in northern minnesota, wisconsin. shouldn't cause any issues. this system that's going to be dipping down into the gulf will be developing tuesday and spreading rainfall into the areas of georgia, south carolina, and areas of north carolina. maybe virginia very, very late in the day as the polls are closin
of hurricane sandy features artists native to the areas hardest hit including bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi and billy joel. that begins to at 8:00 p.m. on nbc, commercial-free and brought to you on the networks of nbc universal. >>> to find out how you can help the victims of hurricane sandy, check out our website. it's nbcnews.com. >>> and nor a look at the weather let's check in with nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> still an amazing picture. people want normal see back. very cold air from canada. at least the rain is all gone. there will still be clouds lingering. temperatures are cold where there's already huge lines at the gas pumps this morning. people waiting to get on the buses from brooklyn into new york city and checkpoints into new york city, a disaster and a huge mess. forecast for election day. of course it's election day, the turnout is important. the southeast could deal with a little rain there. south carolina, georgia, especially heading into north carolina. a wintery mix in the north. we may see a few showers. but overall in the election it's nice. that storm in the southe
by bruce springsteen, bon jovi and billy joel will air on nbc tonight. climate change failed to become a major headline story in the presidential election... until now. in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, new york mayor michael bloomberg noted the summer drought, melting ice caps and rising temputures as reasons to take action on climate change. then on thursday in a stunning move, bloomberg endorsed president obama, citing his record on climate change issues such as raising fuel emissions standards. meanwhile, gop vice presidential candidate paul ryan suggests taking another route. his idea is to drill for oil in the arctic, then invest the profits in renewable energy. consumers proved to be in a spending mood this october. the international council of shopping centers says retailers are reporting modest gains for the month. costco was one of those stores, with sales rising 7% from the same time last year. macy's' same-store sales popped 4.1%, while target saw a smaller increase of 2.4% - lower than analyst expectations. however, superstorm sandy remains a concern going forward. ana
by all the networks of nbc universal. the benefit will feature performances by bruce springsteen, billy joel, a stain, just to name a few -- sting, just to name a few. money collected will be donated to the american red cross relief for hurricane sandy. >> travel is slowly getting back to normal. la guardia airport reopened today, but still has numerous cancellations. amtrak announced numerous service and regional service will resume tomorrow between boston and washington, d.c. subway trains were not running south of midtown or out to midtown. greyhound and put bus are running nearly normal schedules. -- bolten bus are running at nearly normal schedules. go to wbaltv.com. getting in and around western maryland is really proving to be treacherous because of the snowfall. garrettalley toured county today. the governor says his main concern is getting help to senior citizens, the sick and disabled. fema has moved its headquarters out west. bge reports that more than 90 acres -- 90% of customers have had their power restored -- 98% of customers that have their power restored. the highest co
here rehearsing, like bruce springsteen, i could go on, you should watch at 8-7 central, i'm brian williams, we hope to have you back here on monday night, try to have a good weekend, and as we say good night, the son of new jersey will play out as only the son of new jersey can. good night. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the boarded up windows ♪ ♪ ♪ the empty streets, and my brother is down on his knees. my city is ruined ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ my city is ruined come on rise up ♪ ♪ ♪ come on rise up, come on rise up ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ come on rise up, come on rise up, come on rise so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away.
of hurricane sandy takes place tonight. bruce springsteen and john bon jovi will perform. it airs at 8 tonight. >>> we heard stories about some of the guys bon -- john bon jovi helping out. >> and that's what you want to see because in new jersey and new york so many people need help. >> the video is devastating. and we definitely dodged a bullet and it looked like it was going to hit us and i know a lot of you saw rain and had to deal with flooding burks brighter days are ahead. let's hope. here's meteorologist lynettecharles. >> 100 mile difference and we would have been the direct hit. we see different things on maryland's most powerful radar this morning. we are not looking at any type of rain across the area. we have lots of drizzle and showers off and on throughout the day yesterday. not the story for today. we will get a few peeks of sunshine in here mixing with clouds. don't rule that out but we will get more sunshine. so as the kids head off to school this morning, what has not changed the cold mperatures 40 degrees this morning and by this afternoon, still quite chilly and cool with
. bruce springsteen will perform at presidential stops along the way with wisconsin, ohio and iowa on the map and jay-z will perform at an ohio stop. >>> for most kids the major motivation is snag as much candy as possible. matthew gilbert is more concerned about where the candy is placed so he went for halloween as a bolt box. >> -- ballot box. >> this is a box that goes about down to here and it is split in happen when you vote we open it from the bottom and pour out candy and count each one. >> he factor in a 5% margin of airior for candy eaten alone the way. president obama won 90 to 3. gilbert went as ballot box in 2008 and obama won that too. >> pretty clever. >>> we are getting creative for breast cancer awareness. >> carol hospital september put together a video -- center put together a video called the pink dance. [ music ] >> i encourage you to check this out it's a fun video and part of a nationwide contest sponsored by medlinech the two three hospitals with the most votes wins 10,000 dollar for breast cancer charity of their choice and we posted the video on our faceboo
sandy, storm sandy, and now we're seeing it again. bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi. christina aguilera, they're going to perform a live concert to benefit hurricane sandy victims. and i think that's just going to be -- and, of course, billy joel. that's going to be absolutely remarkable. we know billy joel grew up on long island, very, very hard hit by the storm. >> some of the most iconic new york songs ever. you know what i mean? >> of course. >> when you think new york, you think billy joel songs. it's amazing. >> it's amazing, so they're going to help. >> and that's going to air on nbc tonight. >> that's right. and also very interesting, i mean bruce springsteen, we know that he hasn't been a big fan of governor christie, right? >> right. and a big supporter of the president. >> of the president. and he's even sort of been -- he snubbed governor christie over the years at concerts, and at least one op-ed piece even criticized his policies, but now he's praise iing governor chris for his efforts. and i think we can all agree, regardless of your politics, governor christie has just h
tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. to raise money for the victims of sandy. new jersey native, bruce springsteen and john bonn jovi will be performing. >>> more fallout from the penn state child sex abuse scandal. today more charges were filed against graham spanier. state prosecutors say he was involved in the cover-up of former assistant football coach jerry sandusky. sentenced this past summer on dozens of counts of sex abuse. athletic director tim curley and gary schultz who were already charged with covering up the scandal received another charge of child endangerment. all three are scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow and all three say they're innocent. >>> overseas in syria, new video surfaces showing syrian fighter jets bombing the outskirts of damascus. the rebels were also aggressive today with reports they assaulted and executed eight government soldiers. 33,000 syrians dead since the uprising began 19 months ago with no end in sight. >>> at least 22 people dead and more than 100 injured after a fuel tanker drove into a highway bridge in ri adin the capital city of saudi arabia. the exp
therefore she should not be sued. carly rae jepsen... >> bruce springsteen, billy joel, and jon bon jovi will contribute towards a fund for entertainment to help with hurricane sandy and viacom will also contribute local and national. disney donated $2 million with one half going to the red cross and the rest to local organizations. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news it is 4 days until americans cast their ballots in this year's presidential election. and the candidates are making sure to hit the campaign trail with their message. will have an update on the can of its, next. plus the city of san francisco, the giants and the major-league baseball spending big money on the giants world series celebration parade just how much did they spend? will tell you, coming up and get a look at the weekend forecast with erica, and check-in with robin on your morning commute. stay here with us, on kron 4 morning news. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down.
of hurricane sandy. featuring the great bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi. you're watching "hardball," the place for politics. with her closing arguments with her closing arguments >>> i'm julia boorstin with your cnbc market wrap. stocks slide despite upbeat economic data. the dow sirngs 139 points, the s&p drops 13, and the nasdaq falls by 38 points. as you heard, 171,000 jobs were created last month. that was more than economists expected, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9%. factory orders jumped nearly 5% in september. the biggest increase since march of 2011. and starbucks was a big gainer rising 9% following an upbeat profit forecast. that's it from cnbc, first in business worldwide. now back to "hardball." ♪ >>> welcome back to "hardball." the fight for the u.s. senate can be as significant as the fight for president. right now looks advantage democrats. the latest analysis is it appears more likely than not democrats will holded majority, perhaps by only the slimmest of margins. there you have it. and the catch up is the massachusetts senate race between republican
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by matt lauer. the concert will feature performances by bruce springsteen, sting, billy joel. good line up. money collected will be donated to the american red cross relief effort. >> it's final for the jobs report due out at 8:30 achl and it is the final set of numbers and the most important set of numbers before tuesday's presidential election. most forecasts expect a slight rise in the unemployment rate to 7.9%. nonfarm payrolls expected to have a slight pick up from september. has hurricane sandy mitigated the impact or is it a key indicator? >> certainly everyone's focusing elsewhere, certainly i think as soon as people get this number, the first question is what will the payroll look like next month because that's the one impacted by the hurricane and tuesday is the election, what will happen there. so i think people will quickly move beyond this, but it doesn't look like there were any hurricane disruptions to this report at all. >> payroll survey, the household survey. when we saw the employment rate dropped, it's because the household number improved. which is more important, the
performances by bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi, and christina aguilera. money donated will be given to the red cross. that's tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on the networks of nbc universal. much more on the storm in a few minutes. >>> we turn briefly to the final days of the presidential campaign where president obama is focused on iowa, making stops there every day between now and the election on tuesday. his schedule tells you everything you need to know about where his campaign is looking. he'll be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado, and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and bypassing florida. president obama back on the trail yesterday after a three-daybreak to oversee the storm recovery. he rallied a crowd of about 10,000 people in colorado making a not-so-subtle jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you know me. you may not agree with every decision i make. you may be frustrated at the pace of change
trail. bruce springsteen will perform at stops in wisconsin, ohio and iowa monday. jay-z will perform at the ohio stop and the first lady is expected to join her husband at his last stop in iowa. >>> blake shelton stole the show at the 46th annual country music wars which aired here on abc7. the star walked way with three wins, including entertainer of the year. shelton won for the first time last night beating out previous winners chesney, paisley and swift. other big winners include eric church for album of the year. little big town for vocal group of the here hunter hayes for new artist of the year. >>> lucky woman in southern california this morning. she had incredibly good fortune weeks before a 23 million dollar lotto prize was going to be forfeited. the winning ticket was sold at a palmdale liquor store in may, with no one claiming the prize the store released surveillance photos recognized by her daughter. the woman found the ticket after a search in her car where it has sat for five months she filed her claim yesterday. >> after you see someone on surveillance and find them i
. >> another native son, bruce springsteen, and billy joel are also scheduled to perform along with 16. >> my heart goes out to anybody that is suffering or going through a situation. >> this can keep matt lauer suggested a fund-raiser to nbc executives after seeing the devastation in queens. >> when we started to see the first images, we all knew that the predictions had been right. >> he got to cultivate his connection. >> to be able to pick up the phone and talk to the people and have them say yes, it is one of the greatest things that has happened in my career. >> tonight's goal is getting the words to say yes to donations. >> again, that is 8:00 tonight. that is all for us at 5:00. >> it is the last major snapshot of the economy before the election. what does the report to mean for the presidential candidate? >> police say a woman was sexually assaulted at knife point this morning. surveillance cameras may help the case. >> among the slew of issues on the ballot is one that is the most misunderstood. an examination of the dream act, at 6:00. >> you are watching wbal tv 11. local, late br
rehearsing, like bruce springsteen, john stewart, sting, i could go on, you springsteen, i should watch at 8-7 central, i'm brian williams, we hope to have you back here on monday night, try to have a good weekend, and as we say good night, the son of new jersey will play out as only the son of new jersey can. good night. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the boarded up windows ♪ ♪ ♪ the empty streets >> the boarded up windows ♪ ♪ ♪ the empty streets, and my brother is down on his knees. my city is ruined ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ my city is ruined come on rise my city is ruined come on rise up ♪ ♪ ♪ come on rise up, come on rise up ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ come on rise up, come on rise up, come on rise up, come on rise up ♪ ♪ ♪Ñi come on rise
billy joel and new jersey guys bruce springsteen and jon bon jovi are performing tonight for sandy victims. actress jodie foster will be honored with the cecil b. demille lifetime achievement award in january at the "golden globes." foster started acting as a child appearing in more than 40 filming over the years. she won two oscars and has also branched out into directing and producing. george lucas is revealing what he plans to do with some of the $4 billion he'll get from selling his empire to disney. lucas who made the "star wars" and indiana jones franchises reportedly wants to use the money for philanthropic causes. it could be done by the end of the year. "gossip girl" fans the send is in sight. a two hour finale airs monday, december 17th. and that's your eye on entertainment, teresa garcia, 9news now, hollywood. happy friday, i'm jessica doyle in for andrea roane. >> and i'm mike hydeck. monika samtani will have traffic momentarily. mr. howard bernstein. >> next week it's going to be -- >> 85%. >> a-ok. >> if i'm lucky. >> i just got off the phone with a scout master in sp
, including billy joel, bruce springsteen and the man sitting here right now, jon bon jovi. some of the worst devastation happened in his hometown and his home state. on thursday he had a chance to go home and see the damage and talk to people who had lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, john. good morning. nice to see you. >> no, it was hard, to see your hometown devastated like this and people that i grew up with, my grammer school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone and we're now homeless, never intended to be homeless. hard working blue collar people. >> the town you grew up in and means so much to you. >> yeah. >> what do you think it will take to rebuild? >> well, i think a concerted effort by we, by the collective we. i think as americans we all come together in these times of need and all feel we're all new yorkers in these times of need. we have been through it before and other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know some day we'll be supporting them. people come together in this time. >> and the call came out, and you obviously jumped in r
, and closings in our area that are still in effect. tony? >>> new jersey rocker bruce springsteen says his home state will rebound from the devastation of sandy. at a concert last night on the campus of penn state university, he thanked new jersey governor chris christie for doing a fine job. springsteen along with bon jovi and billy joel will headline a concert tonight. proceeds donated to the red cross. bruce is keeping busy, after the concert, he's setting his eyes on the campaign trail with barack obama. he'll join the president in madison, wisconsin monday, where he'll perform. then, the pair will travel to columbus, ohio, where they'll meet up with jz for an event. >>> employers added 171,000 jobs last month. however, that's not enough to keep pace with the growing economy and the unemployment rate actually went up to 7.9%. >> the unemployment report comes as the presidential candidates are in their final push before election day. wisdom martin is back in studio with more on today's events. >> always a lot of things going on as we get down to the last couple days before we decide who will
. to television viewers who watched "the sopranos" or the jersey shore or listen to bruce springsteen sing about this place, there might be a sense of familiarity of it. but for millions of americans, this is a deep personal loss. >> that pier was beautiful. it had great rides. every one of you people or half you people has been on that pier. >> reporter: summer memories, a place where their parents brought them and they brought their own kids. until now, until this. harry smith is a councilman and business owner. his family ran the beach umbrella concession. it's gone now. >> this is heartbreaking. i've lived here my whole life. devastated. >> reporter: the best known and most dramatic image, the star jet roller coaster. it sat on the pier that used to run 300 yards out to sea along with three dozen other famed rides and attractions. this, for example, was the scrambler. less than a mile away. fun town pier, where we find bob stewart standing where his office used to be. >> i have never seen anything like it. this building where we're standing, i have pictures of it from the 1890 or something a
. it's no secret he's a fan of bruce springsteen. over the years springsteen has not returned the love until last night. he reached out to the victims of hurricane sandy and then some. listen to this. we're a band that can't separate from the jersey shore. we'll send this out to all the people working down there, the police officers, the firemen, and also to the governor who has done such a hard job this past week. well, there you have it. the romance, the bromance, isn't as one-sided anymore. >>> also, what part of the presidential election got this 4-year-old colorado resident all choked up? spoiler alert here. all of it. abigail, that's her name, was riding along with her mom to buy groceries with npr playing on the radio. here is her answer for why the tears are flowing. >> because of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? it will be over soon, abby. the election will be over soon, okay? >> okay. >> oh. >> well, anyway, npr caught wind of her breakdown of mitt romney and barack obama and issued a statement reassuring her she only had to tough it out a few more d
i'm going to call some friends. and he called bruce springsteen and billy joel and jon bon jovi and christina aguilera and alicia keys and a whole group of people. and guess what? one solid hour of a music extravaganza. and it will be across the platform. no commercials. >> we're talking about bravo and all the networks. >> uninterrupted. and instead of a telethon, it will just have the red cross phone number at the bottom. you call up and in that hour all the money will go to the hurricane victims. so tomorrow at 8:00. >> it's not just a smart thing to do, it's a right thing to do. and i'm really proud of our guys. so everybody tune in, okay? >> social media, it's funny when this matters. because when you lose power and any kind of communication, things like twitter become important. it's weird because even when we were -- >> it's the only thing you have. >> i remember thinking we don't have a radio, this wasn't working. >> how come you didn't have a radio? you always have to have a radio, hoda woman. >> i forgot it. can't keep track of everything. we have twitter and it's a li
place at rockefeller center, feature performances by a bevy of stars, billy joel, bruce springsteen, and the man here now, john bon jovi. some of the worst devastation in his hometown, home state. thursday he had a chance to go home, see the damage, talk to people that lost just about everything. that couldn't have been easy, jon. nice to see you. >> it was hard to see your hometown devastated like this, and people i grew up with, my grammar school turned into a shelter. people's homes gone, them saying to me we are now homeless. we never intended to be homeless. these were hard working, blue collar people. >> town you grew up in, meant so much to you. what do you think it takes to rebuild? >> concerted effort by the we, collective we, as americans we come together in times of need and all new yorkers in times of need, been through it before, supported other tragedies, people in other parts of our country feel if they support us, they know someday we're supporting them. people come together this time. >> the call came out, you obviously jumped in right away. a number of fellow perfo
will raise money, an all-star benefit telethon featuring christina aguilera, jon bon jovi, bruce springsteen, and you can see it here at 8:00. >>> today, the ipad mini goes on sale. it doesn't seem to be creating the same kind of buzz as previous apple products. this is yoido from earlier this morning. only one person camped out. the version of the popular tablet, two inches smaller. the cheapest version is $329. there are those with more storage and 3 g impanc capabili. >>> microsoft could be ready to jump into the smartphone game. a new report that could change the election as well. cnbc's mandy drury with details. >> stocks slightly lower. a big day today, the october jobs report. the final set of numbers before election day next week. economists expecting another month of modest, but not stellar job growth. calling for an increase of 125,000 in company payrolls last month, and the unemployment expected to particular up to 7.9%. you won't see the full impact of hurricane sandy until next month's jobs report. >>> microsoft working with asian suppliers to southeast its own smartphone design
>> reporter: another native son of new jersey bruce springsteen and long island are also scheduled to perform tonight along with the likes of sting and christina aguilera. >> my heart goes out to anyone suffering or going through a situation on such a large scale of loss. >> reporter: "today" show anchor matt lauer, himself a new york native, suggested tonight's fund-raiser to nbc executives after seeing devastation in queens firsthand. >> when we started to see by daylight the first images of what happened, i think we all knew that the predictions had been right and we did not overhype the storm. >> reporter: lauer got to cultivate his "today" show connections to start the roster of tonight's performances. >> to be able to pick up the phone and call people who are appearing tonight and have them say yes, that's one of the greatest things that's happened in my career. >> reporter: tonight's goal is getting viewers to say yes. to donations. marc barger, nbc news. >> and you can watch that concert tonight at 8:00 right here on nbc 4. >> a lot of big names coming together tonight. we'll all be w
, coming together, an evening packed with entertainment, including bruce springsteen, billy joel, jon bon jovi and christina aguilera. see it right here from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. >>> space shuttle "atlantis" will make its final journey today. it doesn't have far to go. the final resting place is the kennedy space center visitor's colombia plex. about ten miles from the vehicle assembly building. it will begin the trek at 7:00 this morning and go on display next summer. "atlantis, " the last of the shuttles to move to its retirement home. >> all right. >> kind of sad. >> it is kind of sad. >> one in virginia, one in california. >> feeling nostalgic? >> just odd not to have a space shuttle in the air. >>> ahead at 6:00 a.m., a remarkable achievement. we'll let you hear the elephant that has learned to speak human words. >>> and the controversy over a model's photo shoot in the middle of a disaster area. >>> and we're tayag i live look outside. 44 degrees. a cold start to the day. check your forecast and a look ahead at the weekend. we're back. stay charlie rose: will you endorse president obam
for the people who need help. bruce springsteen, billy joel, bon jovi, the biggest stars to come out of new jersey and new york, all the money's going to go to the american red cross. matt lauer hosts. brian williams will be there, jimmy fallon will be there, i think sting. so it's going to be a big collection. christina aguilera as well, 8:00 tonight on nbc. >> wonderful. >>> let's swing to presidential elections now. with just four days to go, president obama is focusing on, where else? where do you think he went? ohio. he's making stops there every day between now and tuesday. he'll also be in virginia, florida, new hampshire, iowa, colorado and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and skipping florida. president obama was back on the trail yesterday after a three-day break to oversee the storm recovery. rallying to a crowd of 10,000 in colorado. the president made what some are saying was a jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know
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